Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Fox River Trail

This railroad-turned-trail runs for 35 miles past a 19th-century windmill, an island and a field where buffalo graze in the shadow of Fermilab. This...

  

John Husar I & M Canal Bicycle Trail

Located in southwest Cook County, this paved, nine-mile trail near Willow Springs meanders through woods and along the Sanitary and Ship Canal. No...

  

Major Taylor Trail

This urban multi-use trail is named for Marshall "Major" Taylor, the first internationally-acclaimed African-American sports superstar. The paved path...

  

McHenry County Conservation District Prairie Trail

This 26-mile multi-use trail follows a former railway line that stretches from the McHenry County line in Algonquin to the Wisconsin state border connecting...

  

North Branch Trail

This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago River with a four-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter the Botanic Gardens...

  

Old Plank Road Trail

Hickory Creek Junction provides parking and access to the Old Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile asphalt trail that runs from Park Forest in Cook County to...

  

Salt Creek Bicycle Trail

This 7-mile paved trail starts north of Brookfield Zoo and ends in Bemis Woods. It crosses several busy streets.

  

Chicago Park District Fishing

Because the Web site is hard to navigate, call Bob Long Jr. "The Fishin' Guy" or pick up a brochure at a bait shop in Chicago for details on fishing...

  

 







 
 
 
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